Brooks Butler

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Joplin, Missouri

Brooks Butler

Journalist
Joplin, Missouri
Brooks was initially set on going into medicine before discovering crypto. He earned a bachelor's in cognitive science at Yale and a master's in management at Duke.
  • MakerDAO Team Recovers 63 ETH for Rightful Owner

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    After more than three weeks of thinking they had lost 63 ETH forever, an Oasis user was notified that their funds had been returned. The MakerDAO Protocol engineering team was...

  • Tether and Bitfinex Fined $42.5 Million by the CFTC

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    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has ordered Tether and Bitfinex to pay fines of $42.5 million, with Tether’s fine making up $41 million of that total. CFTC Fines Tether...

  • Coinbase NFT Marketplace Waitlist Soars Past 1.5 Million

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    Coinbase is following other major players into the NFT fray, including FTX U.S., Crypto.com, and Visa. Consumer interest has exploded, with over 1.5 million signing up for the waitlist in...

  • Dorsey Takes Aim at Web3 Over VC Involvement

    News

    Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, criticized the growing Web3 movement today as being heavily controlled by traditional financial institutions and venture capital firms. In a tweet, notgrubles wrote,...

  • Polkadot Community Approves Parachain Auctions

    Technology

     A proposal for Polkadot’s first parachain auctions was approved by its community today. These parachains are said to be the “last piece of core functionality” needed for Polkadot to realize...

  • Stripe Is Hiring for Its Crypto Team

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    Payments giant Stripe is hiring for its new crypto team. Its stated purpose is to “build the future of Web3 payments.”  Stripe Head of Engineering and Crypto Puts Out the...

  • FTX U.S. Launches NFT Marketplace on Solana

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    FTX U.S. is joining the NFT boom.  FTX U.S. to List NFTs FTX’s U.S. arm has launched an NFT marketplace on Solana. Solana NFTs deposited to FTX U.S. will need...

  • Pantera CEO: Bitcoin’s Wild Volatility “A Thing of Our Primordial Past”

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    Dan Morehead, the founder and CEO of Pantera Capital, has claimed that the four-year crypto price cycles that investors have grown accustomed to “are done.” In addition, he says the...

  • Bakkt Partners With Google On Payments, Cloud Services

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    Crypto trading platform Bakkt announced a partnership with Google today that will integrate payments services across platforms and make use of cloud solutions to build new technology. Partnership Focuses on...

  • Novogratz Says “Parabolic Moves” Possible This Year

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    The Galaxy Digital CEO sees major price action on the horizon. “Parabolic Moves” In an interview with CNBC today, billionaire and early crypto adopter Mike Novogratz said he could see...